Opera and Fashion "Il sogno" - Greek National Opera

Opera and Fashion "Il sogno"
Idea - concept: Isma Toulatos
Direction: Konstantinos Rigos
Place: Greek National Opera
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21 May 2015

Athens Conservatory
Starts at 21.00
Free entrance upon priority coupons that will be distributed at the entrance one hour before the starting time of the performance

Special Guest: Loukia
Diligence of costumes: Giorgos Segredakis
Transformations' supervisor: Achilleas Charitos
Lighting design: Christos Tziogas
Music supervisor - piano: Dimitris Giakas
Violin: Panagiotis Tziotis

This is the third season in a row that the Opera encounters Fashion. Il sogno (i.e. The Dream) is the title of this season's production, based on a concept of the journalist Isma Toulatos, who also has the overall supervision of this project. The production is directed by the multitalented Konstantinos Rigos. This year's guest is the great lady of Greek fashion, Loukia. Dimitris Giakas is once more the music supervisor. The performers' transformation is supervised by the famous make-up artist Achilleas Charitos.
The project Opera and Fashion aspires to combine Opera with Haute couture in a balanced and creative manner in order to underline the contemporary nature and great potential of these two worlds to converge. The performance attempts to demonstrate further the complete, contemporary and classic character of opera and the numerous, perhaps still unknown, possibilities of approaching other domains with the aim to open up to new fields and attract a new audience without, compromising its level of aesthetics.
Performed by Vassiliki Karayanni (soprano), Myrsini Margariti (soprano), Maria Kokka (soprano), Artemis Bogri (soprano),  Nikos Stefanou (tenor), Tassos Apostolou (bass).

With members of the GNO Ballet and members of the Dance School

Athens Conservatory [Vas. Georgiou 17 - 19 & Rigilis str., Athens]
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